Join our team of early education professionals! Verner Center for Early Learning, located in a beautiful, natural setting outside of Asheville, NC, is a state of the art, 5-star non-profit learning environment providing the highest quality early care and education and so much more! Free nutritious lunches prepared on site, free access to hiking trails, plenty of outside play on our natural learning environments, and continuing educational opportunities provided through staff development trainings are some of the many qualities that our teachers enjoy! Here are a few things that our own staff love about Verner:
"What I like most about Verner is our approach to the whole child -- nutrition, physical activity, education and a nurturing environment." "What I like most about working at Verner is feeling supported in every level of my life." "I find that that my coworkers at Verner, both in the classroom and in administration, are very supportive to the needs of the staff and the children. I have worked at several places in my career and find this work environment to be the closest to a 'work family'."
Verner currently seeks teaching professionals for children ages 0-5 who are nurturing, skilled in supporting the development of very young children, and can be an asset to our model, progressive program. Teachers work in classroom teams of two to three, therefore, all candidates applying should be energized by and work well in a team environment.
Come make a difference in the lives of children and families in our community!
Apply online at www.vernerearlylearning.org/jobs-employment.
All permanent full-time Verner positions offer a competitive benefits package including voluntary medical/dental/matching 403b, life ins, PTO, Holiday pay, CEU's, and more! Verner is an EEO employer.
Candidates for classroom Teaching positions must have completed EDU 119, the Early Childhood credential course, and have previous professional experience working with children ages 0-5 years old. Substitutes are preferred to have EDU 119, but are not required. Positions in Early Head Start classrooms require a Bachelor's in ECE, B-K, and Associate's in ECE, a CDA, or at least 18 semester hours of early education coursework specific to birth to 3 years old.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is dependent upon position, experience, and relevant education.
Verner fosters wholistic learning environments where young children and families thrive.
Children from all socio-economic and ability levels, races, cultures, family types and backgrounds need and deserve high quality, comprehensive early care and education.
The most effective education of a young child requires the active partnership of family, community and school
It is o...ur purpose to nurture the development of the whole child.
It is our obligation as leaders in the profession, to model best practice for others in order to raise the quality of early care and education for children and families beyond the Verner walls.
Diversity, and believe that a rich learning environment is created when all types of people join together with a common vision.
Play, and believe that play ignites curiosity, enables us to become better explorers and problem solvers, builds stronger relationships, and leads to transformation.
Respect, and believe that each person has the right to be treated with dignity, always.
Community and believe that by providing a safe, welcoming environment, all who enter here feel they have a place where their time, knowledge, experiences, and needs are valued.
Communication, and believe that trustworthy partnerships are only built through authentic and consistent communication.
Excellence and believe it is the product of an unyielding passion for our mission combined with intentional professional development, hard work, diligence, and consistency which can be emulated by others.
Collaboration and believe that through strong partnerships we build trust, increase effectiveness and resources, and are more impactful in our work.
Integrity, and believe in an uncompromising commitment to a high code of honor supported by strong ethical principles.
Caring, and believe that expressing genuine concern about the needs and feelings of others is a key component of a strong community.